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Black in the 80s (2005– )

TV-14
TV Mini-series | 60 min | Documentary

A three-part documentary series which explored the achievements made during the 1980s by African-Americans in film, television, music and pop culture. The series aired February 1, 2005 on the VH1 cable channel.
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Feb 1, 2005 (United States)

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5.7 / 10 | 14 votes